"winter weather" Archives

  1. Use Panty Hose for a fast fix

    by jfinn

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    Did you know that panty hose’s can be used to remove ice from gutters.  That is right take a pair of panty hose fill them with chloride ice melter.  Then place on the roofline and the gutter and let the calcium chloride go to work.  Pretty soon you will have ice free gutters.  Please be […]

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  2. Flooding Prevention and Tips

    by jfinn

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      With the rainy season coming, take these steps to protect your home from water damage:  Fix leaks immediately. Leaky roofs and foundation cracks allow water to get into your home, which can weaken the structure and provide a perfect habitat for mold. When you see wet spots on the ceiling or cracks in the […]

  3. Ice Dams

    by jfinn

    Ice damming safety and tips for removal and prevention: Ice dams form when a cycle of melting and refreezing snow accumulates on a roof. Two key factors are the outside temperature and the temperature inside the attic of an affected home. The warmer the temperature is inside the attic, the more the snow will melt. […]

  4. Icy Road Driving Tips

    by chrismulligan

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    With mother nature getting ready to throw another big winter storm in our direction, we would like to post our tips for driving safely on icy road conditions. 1. Stay Focused – Ignore that incoming text/email, and ignore that urge to change the station because that one song you can’t stand came on the radio. Sounds […]

  5. After Hours Claims Numbers

    by chrismulligan

    Here at Finn’s Insurance we know how treacherous winter weather can be, and we know that accidents can happen. So we want to provide you, our loyal customers, with the emergency after hours claim numbers for some of our carriers.   AUTO OWNERS: 1-888-252-4626 FRANKENMUTH: 1-800-234-4433 HASTINGS MUTUAL: 1-800-442-8277 MICHIGAN MILLERS: 1-877-858-5361 STATE AUTO: 1-800-766-1858 […]